With March full of new k-drama premieres, April only has a handful on its calendar. But there might be a gem among these. Which one do you plan to watch?
Lee Je-hoon (Signal) stars as Kim Do-ki, an elite naval team member whose life is changed after his mother is murdered by a serial killer. He turns into a mysterious taxi driver who takes vengeance on behalf of other victims unable to get justice through the law in this new drama. Esom (Because This is My First Life) stars as the prosecutor suspicious of both Kim Do-ki and the unusual taxi service. It starts airing on Viu on April 10.
Law School When a professor is found dead on campus, everyone becomes a suspect overnight. As a group of students unravel this unusual case, they discover a web of unsettling secrets where a main suspect emerges—their “devil” professor. Starring Kim Myung-min (Six Flying Dragons), Kim Bum (Tale of the Nine Tailed), and Ryu Hye-young (Reply 1988). Streaming on Netflix starting April 14.
Sell Your Haunted House A real estate agent and a con artist team up to exorcise ghosts and evil auras from haunted properties in this k-drama. Jang Nara stars as Hong Ji-ah, a hot-tempered exorcist and the boss of Daebak Real Estate, while CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa stars as Oh In-bum, a scammer who doesn’t believe in ghosts but pretends to be an exorcist to make money. It starts airing on Viu on April 15.
Ji Jin-Hee (Designated Survivor:60 Days) stars in another remake of a Western series, this time of a British series of the same name. He takes on the role of Han Jung-hyun, an agent of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), who met his wife — a civil rights lawyer — while working on a top secret case. Things start to get complicated when his wife, Choi Yeon-Soo, gets nominated for a top government position. It starts streaming on April 23.
Dark Hole In this horror-mystery k-drama, a city called Muji is enveloped by black smoke, turning the city’s inhabitants into dangerous monsters. Police detective Lee Hwa-sun (Kim Ok-vin) travels to Muji to investigate the strange phenomenon, and joins forces with a Muji local and ex-detective Yoo Tae Han (Lee Joon-hyuk) to fight the monsters and save the city's residents. Streaming on both iQiyi and Viu from April 25.
We've shared our 2021 First Half picks and some reviews of completed dramas! Best of 2021: Our First Half Picks (Part 1)
Best of 2021: Our First Half Picks (Part 2)
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The Weekend Binge: “Sell Your Haunted House”